Both smart collars can be programmed to monitor for a pet’s specific illness. Dogs and cats over 8 pounds can use them.
The recent explosion of wearable tech isn’t just about humans anymore. The market for smart, connected pet collars is taking off as technology gives people new ways to find, monitor and connect with their furry friends. We’ve done our best sheepdog impression and rounded up as many different breeds of pet wearables and connected devices as we could find.Activity-Location Trackers // //
The recent explosion of wearable tech isn’t just about humans anymore. The market for smart, connected pet collars is taking off as technology gives people new ways to find, monitor and connect with their furry friends. We’ve done our best sheepdog impression and rounded up as many different breeds of pet wearables and connected devices as we could find.
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Whistle is another activity monitor for the collar of your dog where you can track its walks, play and rest. Using it over a period of time will give you analytics on trends, and you can even get alerts if there is any change in behaviour, which may indicate that your pet is sick. It is Bluetooth 4.0 and Wi-Fi-enabled to sync data to your smartphone (currently on iOS 6 or newer, and with Android on the way).A few months ago, an Israeli company PetPace has launched their revolutionary device – PetPace Smart Collar – that claims to monitor your dog’s “health” and store its findings in a cloud-based server for future reports.This dog collar won the CES 2017 Best of Innovation Award Honoree. The collar has GPS built into its system, letting you track your dog on a large property, while he's out with the dog walker, or if he decides to take a jaunt of his own. There's an activity tracker and temperature notifiers as well. Made of both plastic and leather, the has a classic look complete with a silver buckle, and is expandable to fit dogs with a 9-inch neck all the way to those with a 25-inch neck. The device also comes with a base station which monitors the dog and sends alerts to owners via an app. There's an LED light on the collar as well for night time walks or if you're worried about him being seen at night. You can even record the dog as he plays. The collars are in pre-order for $149, and are expected to start shipping on Jan. 23.Kenneth Herring uses PetPace to monitor his dog as part of a test case aimed at knowing how effective the collar is when it comes to detecting epilepsy. When his 5-year old dog Jack has a seizure, the animal's lack of motion and twitching limbs trigger an alert. The company plans to make use of the things they learned from Jack to tailor the collar for other dogs suffering from the same condition.